Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Miriam, daughter of Shim'on from Jerusalem (JLM0037)

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Title

Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Miriam, daughter of Shim'on from Jerusalem (JLM0037)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a two-line Aramaic inscription for Miriam, identified as the daughter of Shim'on, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 462

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0037

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 35cm
W 70cm
D 29cm

Decoration

Two-line inscription on one long side

Summary of contents

A coin of Agrippa I, dated to 41/2 CE

Language

Edition

mrym brt | sm 'wn

Translation

Miriam daughter of Shim'on

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave near Haas Promenade, Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1991-471

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Notes

JLM0037 and JLM0038 were found in the same burial cave.

Selected Bibliography

CIIP1=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume I: Jerusalem: a multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. pp.485-485, no.462.

Citation

“Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Miriam, daughter of Shim'on from Jerusalem (JLM0037),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/660.

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